[Pkg-citadel-devel] Bug#862297: Bug#862297: Install fails if SMTP server is running on port 25, rendering console unuseable

Michael Meskes meskes at debian.org
Thu May 18 16:59:19 UTC 2017

On Wed, May 10, 2017 at 03:36:21PM -0500, John Goerzen wrote:
> I attempted to install citadel-server on a system that already had an MTA installed,
> using the same command as I showed in #862296.  When doing so, my console -- and every
> ssh session to root -- became nearly unuseable as it was flooded with continuous complaints
> about the port 25 already being in use, at such a rate that I couldn't see anything I
> was typing.  I was eventually able to blindly type "killall citserver" to get rid of
> this problem.

It seems something changed on the upstream side since I think this used to
work. But it definitely is an upstream bug imo because the installation
explicitely sets ACT_AS_MTA to no.

Michael Meskes
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